USA states gird for armed protests as Federal Bureau of Investigation flags threats

17 Janvier, 2021, 18:48 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
  • Members of the National Guard walk near the White House ahead of US President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Jan 15 2021

Security officials eye Sunday as the first major flashpoint as that is when the anti-government "boogaloo" movement made plans weeks ago to hold rallies in all 50 states.

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Protesters are expected to descend on statehouses across the United States in support of baseless claims that electoral fraud robbed President Donald Trump of a second term, as law enforcement officials girded for possible violence.

More than a dozen states have activated National Guard troops to help secure their capitol buildings following an Federal Bureau of Investigation warning of armed protests, with right-wing extremists emboldened by the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol in Washington on January 6.

The Tallahassee Police Department tells ABC 27 although it can not say specifically which agencies are working together to keep the capitol safe, many are in the capital city from across the state.

Capitals in battleground states, where Trump has directed his accusations of voter fraud, were on especially high alert.

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Several hundred law enforcement officers and National Guard troops milled around Georgia's state house in Atlanta early Sunday.

In Lansing, Michigan, crews were setting up barricades, blocking off streets around the capitol building as snow flurries fell on Sunday morning. Windows on the IL and OH statehouses have been boarded up.

Governors have declared states of emergency, closed capitols to the public and called up troops ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration next week.

They are trying to avoid a repeat of the mob rioting that occurred January 6, when supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol, leaving a Capitol Police officer and four others dead.

Following the January 6 violence in Washington, some militia members said they would not attend a long-planned pro-gun demonstration in Virginia on Monday, where authorities were anxious about the risk of violence as multiple groups converged on the state capital, Richmond. "I'm committed to making sure that we get our city back, our visitors, our residents, our workers will be able to get through this city easily".

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